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Author(s):Matthews, H.
Title:Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Organization:Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Short Description:This article provides a snapshot of Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) participation in 2005.
Annotation:This article provides a snapshot of Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) participation in 2005, noting the great variability in child care assistance programs among states. CCDBG provides child care assistance for low-income working families. In 2005, CCDBG served a monthly average of 1.78 million children. While 30 states increased the number of children served, 20 states and the District of Columbia served fewer children in 2005 than in 2004.
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Early Childhood Education/School Readiness
Low-Income Students

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